Postdoctoral Researcher/Research Assistant, Neuroscience/Anatomy Department


College of Medicine and Health

Neuroscience/Anatomy Department, BioSciences Institute, UCC

A research position is available to be filled immediately at post-doctoral or research assistant level, to work on a 2-year project on the development of embryonic stem cell-based therapies for Parkinson’s disease. The project is funded by the Health Research Board of Ireland.

The position will be held in the Department of Anatomy/Neuroscience, BioSciences Institute, University College, Cork. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The project will involve the genetic manipulation of an embryonic stem cell line to prevent tumour formation after transplantation in animal models of Parkinson’s disease. The successful applicant will have experience in molecular cloningtechniques, transfection and cell culture. Animal handling / surgical experience is also desirable. Applicants should have a BSc and preferably a PhD in Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology or a related discipline. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

For informal enquiries and further information please contact:

Dr. Aideen Sullivan, Department of Anatomy, University College Cork.
Email: a.sullivan@ucc.iePhone: +353 21 490 2385/1305

Dr. Andre Toulouse, Department of Anatomy, University College Cork.
Email: a.toulouse@ucc.iePhone +353 21 4902248

Submission of a full CV including the names of two referees to:

Dr. Aideen Sullivan,
Department of Anatomy, 
University College Cork,

Closing date:   Wednesday, 21 February 2007

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